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            Teachable Monuments: Using Public Art to Spark Dialogue & Confront Controversies
              

            Teachable Monuments: Using Public Art to Spark Dialogue & Confront Controversies (Hardback)

            Edited by Rooney, Sierra; Senie, Harriet F.; Wingate, Jennifer

            • RRP: $451.50
            • $361.20
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            • Pub Date
              11 Mar 21

            The events in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the summer of 2017 set off a contentious and long-overdue reckoning for the fate of public monuments and have revealed them to be potent sites for symbolic and physical conflict. Monuments around the United States have become the focus ...of intense and sustained discussions, activism, vandalism, and removal. Public commemorative sculptures, from their very inception, are frequently the subject of debate. However, disagreements and passions often fade, and monuments tend to become invisible with time, subject to neglect and disinterest. Since the convulsive events of 2015 and 2017 in Charleston, South Carolina, and Charlottesville, Virginia, during which white supremacists committed violence in the shadow of Confederate symbols, long-simmering tensions have surfaced about the history of public symbols and about history, race, and representation, prompting many cities across the country to remove their Confederate monuments. Protestors also have called for the removal of monuments to historical figures like Christopher Columbus, Theodore Roosevelt, and Dr. J. Marion Sims, whose status as heroes and exemplars of moral virtue and progress have been questioned by the forward march of historical revisionism. This anthology offers guidelines and case studies tailored for students and teachers, community groups, civil servants, and politicians to demonstrate how monuments can be used to deepen civic and historical engagement. The essays analyse specific controversies throughout North America with various outcomes as well as examples of monuments that convey outdated or unwelcome value systems without prompting debate. Key strategies addressed in theoretical and pragmatic ways include: inaction, relocation, removal, and (re)interpretation.
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            ISBN 9781501356940
            Released NZ 11 Mar 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Stroeme und Zonen: Eine Genealogie der funktionalen Stadt
             

            Stroeme und Zonen: Eine Genealogie der funktionalen Stadt (Paperback)

            By Kamleithner, Christa

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            2016 New editorship Elisabeth Blum, Jesko Fezer, Gunther Fischer, Angelika Schnell Not unjustly referred to as legendary, this series of books on the history and theory of architecture and urban development was founded in 1963 by Ulrich Conrads, who was joined by Peter Neitzke as... a co-editor of the series in the early 1980s. Now numbering over 150 titles, it is the most comprehensive German-language book series covering these fields. Following the deaths of the two longtime editors Ulrich Conrads (2013) and Peter Neitzke (2015), a new editorial committee was formed to continue their work: Elisabeth Blum, Jesko Fezer, Gunther Fischer and Angelika Schnell. As the future editors of this series, it is our aim to maintain the course set by our forerunners. The series has fulfilled its original aim of taking stock of the constructional and urban planning ideas and realizations formulated and achieved over the twentieth century in exemplary fashion. The Bauwelt Fundament series actually represents a history of ideas in the fields of planning and building that extends from the beginning of the twentieth century into the present. The second objective of the series, one that is anchored in its very name, will also continue to guide the development of the series, namely the publication of foundational thought - authoritative and fundamental - rather than passing opinion, of theses and polemics relating to the burning architectural and urban planning themes of the time. Penetrating complex interrelationships and probing them with systematic analysis provides the prerequisite for fruitful discourse and ongoing debate. As a forum for such discourses and contributions, the Bauwelt Fundamente series is maintaining its focus on the areas of architecture and urbanism, supplementing it with the always necessary historical investigation of important questions and texts and its extension into other cultural and social fields. A strong international orientation and the desire for more fe
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            ISBN 9783035620498
            Released NZ 20 Jul 2020
            Publisher Birkhauser
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Bauwelt Fundamente
            Language (German)
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            Data-driven Multivalence in the Built Environment
             

            Data-driven Multivalence in the Built Environment (Paperback, 1st ed. 2020)

            Edited by Biloria, Nimish

            • RRP: $361.99
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            Urban health and wellbeing, urban mobility and infrastructure, smart manufacturing, Interaction Design, Urban Design & Planning as well as Data Science, as prominent symbiotic domains constituting the Built Environment are represented in this first book in the S.M.A.R.T.

            ISBN 9783030121822
            Released NZ 29 Jul 2020
            Publisher Springer Nature Switzerland AG
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series M.A.R.T. Environments
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            Lineage and Legacy: A Series of Outstanding Modern Buildings in Cadaques
              

            Lineage and Legacy: A Series of Outstanding Modern Buildings in Cadaques (Hardback)

            • RRP: $133.50
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            • Pub Date
              12 Oct 20

            This book investigates a particular kind of architecture that thrived in the 1950s in Cadaques, a small Spanish fishing village on the Costa Brava. It explores a number of holiday houses built between the mid-1950s and 1960s by a group of architects who shared bonds of friendship... and architectural affinities, as well as connections with the international Modern movement (including Jose Antonio Coderch, Lluis Clutet, Federico Correa, Alfonso Mila, Oscar Tusquets, and Manual Valls). Observations on the common threads that link eight case studies are enriched by a photographic essay by David Grandorge and by detailed architectural drawings on a number of significant projects of the time. An interview with the authors Stephen Bates (Sergison Bates architects, London) and Fernando Villavecchia (Liebman Villavecchia Arquitectos, Barcelona) provides a background to their shared fascination with Cadaques. A timeline contextualises the projects against the backdrop of historical events and the milestone in the lives of the clients and architects who made the village a unique locus in the history of architecture. Text in English and German (German in an inserted booklet). 80 colour, 25 b/w images
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            ISBN 9783037612323
            Released NZ 12 Oct 2020
            Publisher Quart Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Andy Senn: De aedibus
              

            Andy Senn: De aedibus (Paperback)

            By Wirz, Heinz

            • RRP: $116.99
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            • Pub Date
              12 Oct 20

            The new agricultural school in Salez, in the St. Gallen Rhine valley region, has a slender, airy and light appearance. It is an extremely intelligently conceived low-tech construction made of timber. The design is by Andy Senn, who has led his architectural office in St. Gallen s...ince 1998 and has produced an extraordinary, homogeneous oeuvre in the last 20 years. Text in English and German. 60 colour, 30 b/w images
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            ISBN 9783037612231
            Released NZ 12 Oct 2020
            Publisher Quart Publishers
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            Zach + Zund: De aedibus
              

            Zach + Zund: De aedibus (Paperback)

            By Wirz, Heinz

            • RRP: $116.99
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            • Pub Date
              12 Oct 20

            Gundula Zach and Michel Zund attracted initial attention in 2001 with their winning competition design for the prominent Sechseleutenplatz. Since 2000, the Zurich architects have won around 20 competitions, out of which they have developed housing and renovated school facilities ...with intelligence and an exceptional sense of architectural qualities. Text in English and German. 60 colour, 30 b/w images
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            ISBN 9783037612262
            Released NZ 12 Oct 2020
            Publisher Quart Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Spillmann Echsle: De aedibus
              

            Spillmann Echsle: De aedibus (Paperback)

            By Wirz, Heinz

            • RRP: $116.99
            • $116.99
            • Pub Date
              12 Oct 20

            The Zurich architects Annette Spillmann and Harald Echsle became renowned in 2006 with their container tower for the FREITAG bag and fashion label in Zurich. It represents 'architecture without architects' while also being a nonchalant solution for a common architectural programm...e in the midst of an inhospitable residual zone. The 2013 'House of Switzerland' in Sochi (Russia) is intelligently derived from the same approach. Text in English and German. 60 colour, 30 b/w images
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            ISBN 9783037612248
            Released NZ 12 Oct 2020
            Publisher Quart Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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